Sparganosis of the brain

Case report

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  • 1 Department of Neurosurgery, Institute of Neurosciences, St. Mary's Hospital, and Departments of Neurosurgery, Pediatrics, and Parasitology, Kurume University, Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan
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✓ A rare case of cerebral sparganosis occurring in a 7-year-old boy is reported. Since his clinical symptoms fluctuated and diagnostic evaluation demonstrated multiple lesions, he was examined for a parasitic infection. Emphasis is placed on the difficulties involved in diagnosing cerebral sparganosis.

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